Bardon Residence

A new house was built on a slope facing a waterway parkland, and aims to ‘borrow’ the gully landscape. A Ha-Ha planter seamlessly allows the living room to view down to the pool and garden. The miniature courtyard garden provides a modern subtropical setting with gravel gardens and ferneries. The house and garden have won […]

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Roosoola Garden

“Roosoola” Garden at Mango Hill evolved over a period of twenty years, building up the layers of a romantic garden surrounded by orchards and rainforest. The garden featured in the Open Garden Scheme and contains several seasonal fruit and flower elements. The garden features an English picturesque landscape around a courtyard home.

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Rosebery House Garden

An award winning house was constructed on the side of a waterway in inner-city Brisbane. The gardens dramatize the gully landscape as well as solve drainage and access problems around the home. A series of terraced gardens feature turkey-proof food growing areas.

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Highgate Hill Garden

A unique garden which highlights subtropical Queensland. The unusual approaches and level changes to the garden provided opportunity to create mystery and reveal views along the journey. Plantings are designed to dramatize view-points and to reveal the borrowed landscape of West End. A pool, courtyard and various pavilions were renovated. Garden plantings are inspired by […]

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Fig Tree Pocket Garden

A large riverside house was refurbished to provide new gardens, a tennis court, pool and a series of arbors which wrap around the home and provide places to sit and gather. Artworks adorn the gardens, which also feature a productive garden and a towering stand of illuminated Eucalypts at its entry. A green wall and […]

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Graceville Garden

A large house with significant trees was improved by carefully crafting spaces into a series of outdoor rooms for a family holding frequent events. A new courtyard with a BBQ was built as part of refurbishments, along with the refurbishment of the swimming pool. The works featured crafted limestone paving and subtropical plants.

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Gully Garden

A steep site with a large, historic home was remodeled to allow the kitchen and living areas to spill to new outdoor rooms. Bi-folding doors were installed to connect the living area to a cantilevered pool and deck platform, which borrow the adjacent gully forest as a backdrop. An outdoor dining room with a crafted […]

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West End Display Garden

The West End Display Garden encapsulates the interrelation of ‘structure’ and ‘landscape’ in inner city living. Using a small lot in West End, Brisbane, we are testing our capability to become sustainable and building a food forest in the city. By planting productive trees and shrubs that can grow in dense or shady places, and […]

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